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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-30-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 104,606
Posted By svdw
DIY: Starter Replacement...Finally!!!

I suggest reading through the first page of this thread in addition to the step by step instructions. It was helpful. I ended up buying a remanufactured Bosch unit to replace my Denso starter that...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-30-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 104,606
Posted By svdw
DIY: Starter Replacement...Finally!!!

My car is back on the road thanks to this DIY. About 6 hours of work and $400 saved. Thank you!


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Forum: General Off-Topic 06-20-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,275
Posted By svdw
Montana is amazing - Go now.

I moved to Kalispell 6 years ago and now live just outside of Columbia Falls. Having grown up in Southern CA and then living in Portland, OR and Spokane, WA I have no intention of ever leaving. I...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-05-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,387
Posted By svdw
1988 Acura Integra. Cheap to buy, light, nimble,...

1988 Acura Integra. Cheap to buy, light, nimble, blast to drive. Very reliable too. I bought it with 97k and only replaced the exhaust in the 5 years and 50 k I owned it. Sold it and still got a...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-31-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By svdw
Should be very cool. I have followed what you...

Should be very cool. I have followed what you have done to your car and an engine swap seems like a much better option than getting rid of it. Good luck with it. I look forward to pictures.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-15-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By svdw
Nice! Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App

Nice!

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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-25-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,456
Posted By svdw
It is amazing to me that our cars look so good...

It is amazing to me that our cars look so good even after a decade.

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Forum: Suspension and Braking 01-07-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By svdw
I had the same problem a couple of years ago. I...

I had the same problem a couple of years ago. I ended up finding a used set of rear springs from Turner Motorsports in their clearance bin. I replaced both of mine. I'd keep an eye out for a deal...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-17-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By svdw
Looks nice. I have the same car and love it too...

Looks nice. I have the same car and love it too but can't imagine spending that much time in it. Mine only has 80k.

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Forum: Political Talk 11-11-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 431
Posted By svdw
I'm fairly certain that most people do not stray...

I'm fairly certain that most people do not stray far from what is familiar. This generalization applies to politics, religion, where people choose to live and whom they choose to live with. Of course...
Forum: The Showroom 11-07-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 598,878
Posted By svdw
Yep. I think that the wheels go with the ambers...

Yep. I think that the wheels go with the ambers well. I would have left the tail lights rather than blacking them out but the black grills look good. My car is stock right now but I would consider...
Forum: The Showroom 11-06-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 598,878
Posted By svdw
I hope that one day my car can look as good as...

I hope that one day my car can look as good as yours. So clean and so well done.

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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-01-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,888
Posted By svdw
Spot on. Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App

Spot on.

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Forum: Parting Out 10-30-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,364
Posted By svdw
Are the floor mats black? Sent from my...

Are the floor mats black?

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Forum: Complete Cars 08-18-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,678
Posted By svdw
There is one on craigslist in Spokane that was...

There is one on craigslist in Spokane that was listed yesterday. $13.5k I think. It might be worth checking out.

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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-18-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By svdw
I have an '03 325xi and am running my stock 16s...

I have an '03 325xi and am running my stock 16s all year right now with all seasons. I've tried aftermarket (TSW) 18s and didn't like them. They were too heavy and I didn't care for the 40 series...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-02-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,535
Posted By svdw
Try and hit Glacier park if you have time. Its...

Try and hit Glacier park if you have time. Its about 2 hours from Missoula. I live close and love it here. After growing up in southern orange county, there is really something to be said for a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By svdw
It really depends on whether or not you any other...

It really depends on whether or not you any other chrome on the car. I have a black sedan and plan on blacking out the grill some time this summer. I'd probably keep it chrome if I had polished lips...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-29-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,468
Posted By svdw
My thought exactly Sam. Apart from my headlight...

My thought exactly Sam. Apart from my headlight washer leak my car is in great shape. Nearly 32 mpg on a road trip yesterday.

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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-20-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,468
Posted By svdw
Thanks. My leak is from the driver's side pump....

Thanks. My leak is from the driver's side pump. My guess is that to bypass the headlight washers I need to disconnect one of connections coming out of the wiper fluid reservoir. If I'm right, which...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-17-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,468
Posted By svdw
What did you do to disconnect them Sam? I tried...

What did you do to disconnect them Sam? I tried to cap the line on the driver's side with a bolt but all my fluid leaked out. I'm planning on working on it again this week to fix my temporary fix...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-16-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,468
Posted By svdw
I wish my car didn't have them. They seem to be...

I wish my car didn't have them. They seem to be just a place where all my windshield wiper fluid likes to leak out of.

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Forum: General Off-Topic 06-07-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,610
Posted By svdw
Sorry about your daughter. Sent from my...

Sorry about your daughter.

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Forum: eBay / craigslist 05-30-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 716
Posted By svdw
'89 325i alpina

http://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/3047476667.html

This might be worth a look for someone in the market for an e30.

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Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-16-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By svdw
The ad is in the auto parts section and was...

The ad is in the auto parts section and was published 3 days ago. Having internet issues. Sorry I can't send a link.

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